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officials are just wrapping up their investigation for campaign money that was possibly used for furniture and one of his homes. with the election just three weeks with a question is will this latest news make a difference at the polls? in that sense it's kind of surprising. first it was carousing the washington race track that it's connected to the embroiled x gov this summer a medical condition kept very quiet, now the latest furniture and interior decorating possibly purchased from his own campaign the wall street journal reports that jackson's lawyers asked the department of justice to hold off on an indictment until after the november election officials said they could not promise anything. allegations of questionable money practices between jackson and his wife cindy jackson. 18 payments in 2001 in 2012 a loan totaling $95,000, sandy jackson has her own consulting firm in the political committee donated almost $200,000 to her campaign fund over the years. they need stable leadership. >> he wanted the senate seat a matter made clear in court during the blagojevich trial instead jess
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and we would have lost 1 million jobs. >> join us for analysis with the hash tagged wgn 20 12th you know 25 minutes into the debate there were reports of 1 million related to bade tweets. debate tweets. we would hear from some voters live after tom skilling forecast. lance shut down tonight creating a real headache for drivers in addition the installation of the towers and concrete removal as a bridge rail on the metro rock line they said there are detours posted while the dan ryan expressway lane is open to trucks right now in one hour but they will be completely cleared off as well they're supposed to be open again tomorrow morning at 5:00 a.m. 4500 students on the north shore again another day off they struck in highland park and high wood and it led to the cancellation of classes for yet a second day. negotiations are still going on here in highland park and in high wood but to the two sides i am told remain far apart on agreements the teachers' union tells me it is being bullied by the school board tonight. the board has been lying about our proposal, you all know that. the strike a
not know what was going on inside of his mind. >> stay with us up for continuing coverage. we will have the latest tomorrow morning beginning at 4:00 a.m. >> bail has been denied for a man charged with the murder of his missing girlfriend >> as friends of gena chiodo gathered for another search sunday morning hitting that shes actually gone.. you actually know it. the boyfriend accused in her murder had his first appearance in cook county criminal court. 42 year old donal clark is charged with first degree murder, though chiodos body still isnt found. we are in the early stages of this proceeding so at this point we just have to let the legal process take its course defense attorney michael omeara heard some of the evidence against his client for the first time sunday... including what police found inside the calumet city home where clark and chiodo lived. according to court records investigators discovered blood throughout the home. outside they found garbage cans filled with a blood stained rug and bath mat, a womans skirt, broken furniture and a plastic shower curtain covered in
that should not have been. >> they didn't tell us anything. they said they didn't find anybody. >> parents frustrated and fearful as they arrived to pick up their children this afternoon. 1500 of them locked down indoors for three hours after a teenage girl was found bound in a school bathroom. we were learning about history than the principal came on the intercom and said there was a lock down. they locked them out for three and a half hours and they didn't give us any phone calls. a hard locked down by school officials and a secure perimeter set up by police at indian trail junior high and arm is still elementary the junior high school thoroughly searched after the restraining team was discovered the search came up and state. parents are fuming that they were left to fear the unknown school leaders are insisting proper protocol was followed but not much else. >> the search of the building outcome was that there was no danger and i appreciate the efforts that the police department 1/4. >>put forth. >> schmidtnorth side businesses on alert tonight a crew of armed robbers have been comin
a new life challenge and to tom skilling we're hearing something about us know your winter? >> it's aace knowa snowy wintersnowier winter? >> yes a big late weekend warm- up. all of that coming up, stay with us. for a tight race with two high- profile candidates in the eighth congressional district, tami duckworth and joe walsh have their last head-to-head meeting before the election, the last one was a fiery one. >> today's debate moderated here at channel 11 i say overall the debate was actually fairly cordial but these candidates definitely have some serious differences, arguing over medicare taxes, middle east policy it has had plenty of national attention congressman walsh backs the t party and of course tami duckworth is a wounded veteran of the war and iraq. and i iraq. >>in iraq. >> that is not an accurate statement and you can keep repeating it but that does not make it true. >> the illinois a general cited her nine times for noncompliance of law. i am pro-life without exception but understand when we talk about rape and incest are exceptions and they are violent ho
could always talk to, he always talked to us. >> his smile and friendly open to me there are the things they say they will remember them the most. the 15 year-old loved basketball football and crashed out for a ride with friends he was thrown from a speeding car when it left the road cleared a stand of trees and crashed into a house devon was the only one not belted, the crash scene was terrific the other teenagers suffered just minor injuries, their classmates are now doing the only thing they can. trying to get through it together if anything he's the kind of person that you want to know. everybody wanted to be friends with him. >> devon's family has been asking for their privacy and that request is being honored no charges against the 15 year- old driver so far but that remains a possibility. an animal hoarding case could soon be resolved from what we understand it involved hundreds of birds in the west suburban town home filled with droppings and molt a court order allows the city to collect friday if they're not removed. i think the thing with me is that i am so sorry when i have
us a black eye across the nation. we've reached the 400 mark and we're on pace to hit 500 homicides for the first time in several years. the mayor can only do so much..police can only do so much. we all have to play a role. stop the violence. on the southside -- members of sweet holy spirit church were on a prayer walk, today. prompted by recent shootings... including the murder of dejuan jackson -- 17 and, police say the gunman -- is just 14 years old. many are wearing red symbolic of the bloodshed and the blood of jesus that covers us all. we want to pray on every corner that crime will cease in this area. homicides are up 25% from this time last year. the state is going to take leaders to get involved in getting people to put down the guns. >> a man accused of abducting another man from his home in streamwood is being held on 325 thousand dollars bond. keewon taylor of streamwood is charged with armed robbery aggravated vehiclular hijacking, and home invasion. taylor is accused abducting a 30-year-old man from a home on lynwood court friday morning. the victim says he was forced
jim >> storms some severe pushing through tonight this pushes us into a double digit temperature drop. >> major weather shifts. tom skilling is in. >> it is operating heavily in dekalb aurora and dupage. looking at our three-dimensional radar plot there have been some flashes of lightning but what's interesting is to see this well- defined line coming across the area this will come through with some very high winds in the western suburbs. once this thing passes a big swirling storm sets up residence the next couple of days this could include showers with pellets of ice into the next few days even waterspouts and cold air finals. at 1155 tonight, another wave of rain comes through tonight. how much rain is on the way for the second time in less than a week? more than 1 in. will fall in many areas. here is the latest forecast is not just for tonight this is all of the burst of rain in the next three days. we have some wind gusts to talk about too some of them on upwards of 38 mi. per hour. it dominates the central u.s. weather. and a look at lake michigan which is at a record lo
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in oklahoma he was charged with threatening to use an explosive device to blow up over 50 churches in northeast oklahoma, police found a bomb making equipment in the hotel where he was living in and dozens of empty beer bottles turned into molotov cocktails with a hand drawn map of 48 local churches with plans to attack more. not long after it happened but not before some very tense moments are round this neighborhood, especially for the jewelry store employees one of them burst out looking for help. an employee asked her husband to lock up after workers at the jewelry company are tied up and terrorized in an afternoon robbery at gunpoint. police poured into the neighborhood, some with guns drawn to employees, a man and woman restrained inside by assailants who stuck around witnesses say and fled as police began to flock in. evidence technicians are going so far as to search trash cans near the jewelry store. investigators say the best part of this is all shops were not fired those employees were obviously shaken up. allegations of character assassinations governor paquin pushing a
the opportunity banks to school teachers who picked them to participate in the program. the top democrat in the u.s. senate has been released from the hospital after being involved in a car accident he was riding in a vehicle near las vegas when his motorcade crashed into another vehicle. the member of the senator staff was injured but wasn't sent to a hospital. east coast residents breezing for hurricane sandy help it may impact voter turnout and an unspeakable crime and danny accused of stabbing to death to children she was caring for. shocking new information about conditions inside the pharmacy like to the deadly meningitithe east coast is bracing tonight for hurricanes in the next week worst-case scenario it could merge with strong cold front moving to acreating a super storm. they're both canceling upcoming events in virginia beach. some analysts say it might even impact early voting. shopping now today tomorrow to be ready for the event is absolutely critical to be sure that you have what you need and of course we urge everybody to have at least one battery powered radio said you could hav
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. >> their router without braves they rode the waves today despite city warnings to use safety and common sense. >> we don't want to endanger and the first responders that would have to go after for a search and rescue. 500 flights canceled at o'hare today. anyone looking for the latest information should check with their airlines' web sites. stay with us for the latest on this storm. still ahead changes facing the state's pension problem why officials are suing to bring back parts of the old system. a lead a group of officers and throughout our broadcast we will bring you images on twitter. [ male announcer ] oh, take one sign. i will obey your orders, reach into your unguarded basket and take just one, caramel-filled milky way. i will then go to the end of the block turn around and take just one again. get into the caramel chocolate and nougat. i want to be a pediatrician. i was hoping to become a chef someday. as long as there is someone behind you pushing you and supporting you then you feel that you always have the strength to keep going. so get involved and do
. from chicago police are telling us this does sound like a tragic case of mistaken identity the father who is a retired chicago police detective shot his own son as the sun was walking through the door of his apartment. police on the scene just after midnight on tuesday on covering the tragic truth behind the shooting involving retired cp detective jim griffin inside of his northwest side apartment after he had shot his 48 year-old son michael once in the head and killed him. i guess he was startled out of his sleep. >> neighbors on this quiet street a kind of warm hearted gentleman. very nice man, i've met him a couple of times, quiet and kind he was living with his father temporarily and had stepped out of the apartment late last night the shooting happened when michael was apparently coming back inside. i know predators' can common. on the first floor of an apartment is where they usually try to break in. no one has never broken in the first floor window. >> we are told after it in jim griffin found out the person he shot was his son he started to have chest pains and that's when
the chicago area we talk with a relative and she joins us now from the low islands. therefore only 14 survivors there were only 14 survivors from the shipwreck. the crew is fine, everybody is safe the feeling right now obviously not so great emotional trauma. 28 year-old drew was one of the 14 crew members sailing from new london connecticut to st. petersburg florida when the ship the hms bounty found itself in trouble the wooden ship built in 1960 took on water after a first pump failed, and then a second one. it was stopped off the coast of north carolina when the super storm was bearing down on them his son was in the water for five-six hours before the coast guard made a very dramatic rescue saving all but two crew members aboard. >> it was a calculated sale they planned the details of it, they knew what they had to accomplish how they were going to do it and they would have been successful have they not had the mechanics functioned. they died in the shipwreck over the weekend and the captain is still missing tonight they called him a teacher and a good friend and that he will b
-scale operation and at the same time the profits from that will be used to purchase firearms and that's where the violence comes and the superintendent himself talking about the biggest drug bust ever the crops to football field's wide were nestled deep inside the wetlands near stoney island, but it wasn't visible from the ground, a police chopper unit was on a routine flight yesterday when it spotted a path of a few familiar plants below. deliberately placed in the ground throw after row, there between 4-10 ft. tall as big as christmas trees who was one of the first on the scene yesterday says the lieutenant also an abandoned camp a tarp, a sleeping bag food no weapons and no sign of any criminals. it's extremely thick it's like walking through the john bull back in there that was earlier before street and sanitation workers arrived with their bulldozers and dump trucks early this morning it's been hauled away for a controlled burn at an undisclosed location it was a big job and it was after all a big field filled with lots of marijuana ready for harvest just blocks from a police although po
. commuters tell us they have been to that home before but the car had not been there they may have missed the next depp which would have been to clean it up documents filed in federal court related to this case indicate not much of an effort was made to do that which means there is quite a bit of blood and other physical evidence still inside. southwest suburban teachers on strike and contact negotiations are getting ugly. evergreen park teachers' union reps reporting back that things got heated during their latest contract talk at one point the school board attorney allegedly on least a screaming outburst. unleashed a screaming outburst. >> defense. they don't walk along. union officials say they offered a compromise on health care which is a major sticking point but it was rejected by school district leaders it is official chicago public schools and their teachers have a new deal with the teachers' union president karen lewis supporting the contract was overwhelmingly approved with nearly 80% of voting in favor it's the highest approval rating for a contract in history school officials
. it has nine clinics in illinois -- four in chicago. the steroid injection is used to treat back pain. drivers in california are feeling the high gas prices now being blamed on gas shortages ... at some stations prices are over $5. some stations closed. >> my mouth dropped... it is ridiculous >> i am upset >> the national average for gas is about $3.79 a gallon... the chicago averages about $4.90 a gallon.. >> a radical muslim cleric arrived in new york today to face several terrorism charges. "abu hamza al-masri" and four other men left england just hours after a judge ruled they could be extradited to face trial in the u.s. among the charges... kidnappings of westerners and attempting to establish a jihadist training camp in oregon. cristina mutchler reports. >> they're being held at new york metropolitan congressional center in manhattan... >> he was one of the highest profile and brin britain... >> his speeches attacking the west gained national attention >> back in london... supporters clashed with police >> i am very disappointed... i thought we lived in a democratic
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it all: be kind to us sandy. the governor of maryland has also declared a state of emergency >> in maryland... >> we have been here all day and, this is certainly the worst of... rain pelting down... this is not the worse... we have about 24 hours to go until the worst comes... the waves are fierce. hide tide and how long the storm will last is the most concerning... >> where are you? >> balcony of oceanside hotel... a big tourist site... the pool is drained... all visitors were evacuated here. the conditions are getting worse... >> sandy maybe 1,000 mi. away from chicago but local weather watchers are already predicting we will feel some of her a fax. high winds and high waves on lake michigan plus canceled flights at the airport are just the beginning of what we will see locally >> anyone who uses it chicago's lakefront path will want to be extra careful in the days ahead. we will feel the impact of hurricane sandy. feeling it already with extremely high winds... giant waves in lake michigan in the possibility of flooding >> at montrose harbor, today... winds whistle
city to explore. but thanks to hotwire, this year we got to take an extra trip. because they get us ridiculously low prices on really nice hotels and car rentals. so we hit boston in the spring-- even caught a game. and with the money we saved, we took a trip to san francisco. you see, hotwire checks the competitions' rates every day so they can guarantee their low prices. so, where to next? how about there? ♪ h-o-t-w-i-r-e... ♪ ♪ ♪ hi, i'm amy for downy unstopables in-wash scent boosters here with my favorite new intern, jimmy. mmm! fresh! and it's been in the closet for 12 weeks! unbelievable! unstopables! follow jimmy on for free samples chicago's top cops and community leaders all tackling the city's gun violence problem. people were asked to leave the twitter hash tag up what it chicago. 300,000 chimed in with suggestions. give it to whoever you want sell it to whoever you want and then it two years later when we recover the gun at the scene of a murder we go back to you and you say that guy was killed the two years ago. chicago ideas wee
skilling tells us when those temperatures will go up again. [ male announcer ] you know that guy who sells those remote control helicopters at the mall. buy 'em or don't. whatever man. either way, he gets to fly helicopters all day. and he eats the liquid gold of velveeta shells & cheese. achieve your dreams. eat like that guy you know. >> first of all we will put them to sleep when we talk about the overall illinois numbers but we know most likely he is in the lead however downstate, the fact is we know that obama is more than likely to win this stage they really haven't moved since the last poll in february. when you go deeper into the numbers this is a big contested state for congress the house democrats want to get 25 internationally to regain control they look at illinois as a pathway through it but we start looking down state for example support for rana among downstate voters was 46- 41. now you have this issue of three verily heavily competitive seats downstage one with a freshman republican that is in the quad city won in central illinois that was a repu
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coverage even if it will cost the government more it used to cover physical and occupational therapy and things of that sort only if improvements to the patient's condition could be proven but it will not take care services that help maintain a person's current condition or help prevent further deterioration of regardless of whether their condition is expected to improve. alzheimer's, parkinson's, lou gehrig's disease it is so destructive to the mind it's hard to believe there could be a second blow to the patient living with it or to the loved one watching them suffer the second blow often comes when the bills will win insurance only covered so much medicare hardly making a dent until today the obama administration settled a case in vermont allowed for extended medicare coverage for therapy or skilled nursing improvements or the lack of improvements are no longer the reason to deny further coverage. with their cut off families are faced with choices including often more expensive care such as nursing home care or figuring out how to do this on their own because they cannot afford t
meanwhile he is under federal investigation for illegal use of campaign funds. monday is the last day he could withdraw from the race and let another democrat run instead. despite the health concerns he is expected to win reelection if he decides to stay in the race. >> before he became the chicago mayor... rahm emanuel was president obama's chief of staff. and today... emanuel was in the tampa area in florida... which is a *very* crucial state in the presidential election because of its 29-electoral votes. >> with president obama and mitt romney staying indoors preparing both will, and gov. romney had different opinions. oh, a clear vision about the middle-class and the role they will play in building the economy. romney tax cuts for the wealthiest cutting regulations and hoping everything gets better. that failed in the first decade but listen to the worst financial economic collapse that come tree experiences the great depression. for their final debate come their running mates onto the campaign trail... to speak before to voters and fire- up the rank and file. reporter cristina mut
, 48-37 for duckworth. thank you for joining us. former state rep derrick smith continues to dodge his chief opponent lance tyson the man trying to win his district seat accused of taking $10,000 in bribes. smith only found in for a few minutes. smith was expelled from the illinois house after being indicted but remains on the ballot if convicted of bribery he could get 20 years in prison. stay with us for updates on all of the races leading up to election day. you can fall was on >> temperatures dropped as much as 25 degrees in one hour and a half we are 30 degrees off the day's high going into a mid november spell of whether subnormal temperatures, coolest in six months coming into a monster storm forming on the east coast. >> what dna testing has confirmed about a woman's son who for years was considered one of john wayne gacy is victims. ar 's victims. >> father and his four year-old son were discovered dead inside their home. >> york phil police received a request for a well being checked yesterday afternoon at a home when officers arrived they found
seat. police say charges will likely be filed monday or tuesday >> five months have passed since a u.s. coast guard member was shot to death on chicago's south side. police still have no suspects. now the family is offering a $2,500 reward for any information on his killer. police say he was leaving a party this past memorial day when he was hit by gunfire >> we need to close the book on this >> he left behind a one-year-old daughter. anyone with information is urged to call... >> a show of compassion from students at one wisconsin school. next what they're doing for a classmate who lost her mother in last week's deadly salon shooting. >> also a teen-ager's attempt to impress college recruiters and goes horribly wrong >> and later a search for fine dining options in the northern suburbs lands our critic in the heart of barrington break illinois lottery... pick 3... 7 9 9 pick 4... 6 6 9 3 lucky day lotto... 34 2 13 21 39 lotto... 12 26 25 24 52 8 break at a salon outside of milwaukee was later to rest today. the 35 year-old was one of three women shot and killed. her funeral w
tell us, pettry was not the type of person to stir up trouble or provoke anyone. "he was such a good natured...he was never a person to cause trouble... it's unbelievable " pettry's wife -- karen -- sharing her grief on facebook, saying: some idiot has taken his life. im so mad, just don't understand why, very lost right now. please hug the...ones you love because you never know if tomorrow you will have that chance. the investigation in jacksonville is ongoing. we're hoping to learn more when the sheriff's office hold a news conference there, tomorrow. a chicago police officer who had just finished his shift this afternoon, became involved in a shooting on the south side. the officer, who was nearby, observed two women being shot inside thier car at a gas station in the 99-hundred block of south vincennes. the women managed to drive away... the officer, then, chased the suspects to the 98- hundred block of south throop street, where one of the men opened fire. the officer shot back. neither the police officer nor the suspects were hit. one man was arrested... police are searching fo
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